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Getting support for travel costs

A growing list of opportunities for bursaries or refunds

Published onMar 18, 2024
Getting support for travel costs

iPRES 2024 would like to enable as many people as possible to attend the conference in September, whether online or in person. We are therefore delighted to share the funding opportunities below (in alphabetical order) which will reduce the costs of registration and travel for attendees who might not be able to participate otherwise.

We are grateful to all these initiatives - please contact us if you know of other support mechanisms for conference participants.

DPC: Career Development Fund

The DPC Career Development Fund (previously known as the Leadership Programme) has been created to offer an ongoing programme of grants so that DPC members can attend training and development opportunities. Over the course of its lifetime, it has provided over 200 grants for members.
Consult the DPC website for more information.

DPOE-N: Professional Development Funding

The Digital Preservation Outreach and Education Network (DPOE-N) is seeking applications for individuals and institutions to support professional development in the area of digital preservation. Applications will be accepted through June 2024, on a rolling basis. Only U.S. citizens or permanent residents are eligible to apply.
Consult the DPOE-N website for more information.

FIAT-IFTA: Travel Support Grant

FIAT-IFTA enables media archivists and researchers from member institutions from all over the world to attend and present via a travel grant. It promotes the development of their professional skills and opportunities.
Consult your FIAT/IFTA liaison for more information.

Ghent University: Global Minds Fund

The UGent Global Minds Fund provides opportunities to the Ghent University community to collaborate with partners in the Global South in order to address the global challenges of sustainable development. The call for Short Research Stays targets researchers from one of 37 eligible countries in the Global South, and who wish to spend between 1 and 3 months as a visiting researcher at Ghent University to support and expand their ongoing research on sustainable development challenges. Next call opens April 2024. Only academic researchers can apply.
Consult the Global Minds Fund website for more information.

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